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720 CCG Delivers ‘Eggcellent’ Lubrication Performance

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Case study – Chesterton ILMRO products – Industrial Lubricants

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An egg processing facility was having an issue with load-on gears that squeezed out conventional food-grade grease. The facility wanted to reduce the dripping and contain the contamination that resulted in many rejected runs. With the application of Chesterton® 723 FG Sprasolvo™ Oil and Chesterton® 720 CCG, rejected runs occurred less-often and the plant’s efficiency in meeting its targets improved.

Products featured in the case study:

720 Chain Cable Gear Lubricant.

723 FG Sprasolvo Oil.

Chesterton 292 Precision Degreasing Solvent.

Challenge

In an egg processing facility, 14 000 raw eggs are conveyed through steam cookers per hour using chain drives and open gear drives. The facility was having an issue with load-on gears that squeezed out conventional food-grade grease. Residual heat caused oil separation, resulting in dripping and contamination.

The facility wanted to reduce the dripping and contain the contamination that resulted in many rejected runs.

Steam cookers require lubrication that can hold up under pressure and heat.

Solution

The gear drive was cleaned using Chesterton 292 Precision Degreasing Solvent (PDS) followed by 723 FG Sprasolvo™ Oil. 720 CCG (diluted version) was sprayed onto the gears using a trigger sprayer and allowed to coat the gears uniformly.

720 CCG is designed with calcium sulfonate complex thickener technology and polymer modified synthetic oil. As a result, this lubricant holds up under extreme pressure.

720 Chain Cable Gear Lubricant was sprayed in diluted form with a trigger sprayer.

Results

The 720 CCG Lubricant easily flowed onto the gears and remained as a slightly tacky fluid gel that did not fling off or drip during operation under extreme pressure and temperature.

Use of 720 CCG significantly reduced rejected runs and improved the plant’s efficiency in meeting its targets.

The Chesterton solution eliminated the contamination to help the plant meet its goals.

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Case Study – Issued 08/21

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